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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Aug 1872


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p.2 Canal Accident - barge sank in Welland Canal.

-V.P.T.W.C. - 19.

-Imports - 17, 18,20.

-Excursion - on Watertown to Thousand Islands, Clayton, Alexandria Bay.

p.3 Sad Accident - a lock labourer at Kingston Mills drowned.

The Argyle - On Friday a barge as lighter, and pumps and other apparatus were sent down by the tug Lady Franklin to assist in the rescue of the propeller Argyle, grounded below Gananoque, near Grenadier Island. Captain Fortier, of Toronto, had the management of the work. On Saturday four thousand bushels (dry) of her cargo was transhipped to the barge; and the propeller was successfully floated, beached again to repair a leak, temporarily, in order to bring her up to Kingston. She arrived here this morning and is discharging her wet grain at Morton's Distillery. She will be repaired on the ways. Captain Fortier is still here looking after the insurance companies' interests.


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Date of Publication:
20 Aug 1872
Local identifier:
KN.12228
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
Rick Neilson
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British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Aug 1872